Logro de los ODM a través del turismo en la sub-región de Africa Central: Implicaciones para el desarrollo economic local de Camerún


  • Albert N. Kimbu



Palabras clave:

Camerún, África Central, Desarrollo económico local, Alivio de la pobreza, Conservación del medio ambiente, Turismo sostenible


Este artículo examina el papel y la contribución del turismo al desarrollo económico local y en persecución de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio uno y siete referentes a la mitigación de la probreza extrama y la sostenibilidad ambiental en la biodiversa región de Africa Central. Los conceptos de desarrollo sostenible del turismo y desarrollo económico local (en le África subsahariana) son exami-nados. A través de observaciones de campo y entrevistas semi-estructuradas con 21 partes interesadas de la industria turística de Camerún, se lleva a cabo un análisis del papel y del futuro del turismo en el desarrollo económico local y del logro de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio 1 y 7. Los actuales desafíos que inhiben el desarrollo turístico limitando su contribución al desarrollo económico y local son identificados y un marco dentro del cual el turismo puede contribuir es propuesto.


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Biografía del autor/a

Albert N. Kimbu

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, University of Surrey


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Kimbu, A. N. (2012). Logro de los ODM a través del turismo en la sub-región de Africa Central: Implicaciones para el desarrollo economic local de Camerún. PASOS Revista De Turismo Y Patrimonio Cultural, 10(2), 3–16. https://doi.org/10.25145/j.pasos.2012.10.022